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Ohio man pleads guilty to fatal beating of toddler

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio man is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to fatally beating his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in 2012.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Clues sought in death of Ohio woman found in creek

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in central Ohio say they still are trying to figure out how a 30-year-old woman ended up dead in a creek over the weekend.

Last Updated on Thursday, 29 May 2014

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Dogs help calm witnesses in Ohio courtroom

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A new program puts specially trained service dogs in the jury box to calm anxious witnesses testifying in an Ohio courtroom.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Judges orders temporary halt to Ohio executions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio executions have been put on hold for 2 1/2 months after a federal judge said he wanted to hear arguments over the state's new lethal injection procedures.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Ohio bill would block parental rights of rapists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would let rape victims request that a court terminate or deny offenders' parental rights over a child conceived as a result of an attack.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Appeals court rejects lawsuit in Ohio drug sting

CINCINNATI (AP) — A lawsuit against police and government bodies in a flawed northern Ohio drug sting was rejected by a federal appeals panel Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Vote set on bill delaying Ohio use of green energy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is nearing a vote on a contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio's renewable energy targets for two years and assigning a legislative panel to study the issue.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Ohio man's sentencing delayed in wastewater case

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for a former owner of a Youngstown-based wastewater company who's pleaded guilty to federal Clean Water Act violations.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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